Skyworld Aviation is delighted to announce the sale of an ERJ 145 to BAE Systems (Corporate Air Travel) Ltd. The aircraft, serial number 145588, was originally delivered new to Swiss and then went on to operate with AeroMexico Connect for 11 years. The aircraft was later parked and sold to a third party aircraft owner, based in the U.S. Skyworld Aviation worked closely with BAE Systems to manage a Return to Service work package which also included a full records review and base maintenance. Skyworld Aviation contracted Charles Taylor Aviation Asset Management to act for the Seller, whilst BAE contracted FlyerTech as its CAMO.
Skyworld Aviation is delighted to feature in the latest edition of ERA's Regional International magazine. We have been a member of the ERA for over 20 years and are tremendously grateful for the support the organisation has provided over the years. We will be attending the next Regional Airline Conference event in Prague at the end of March.
For the full version of the digital magazine, see https://www.eraa.org/publications/regional-international, or click below to see the Skyworld Aviation article.
Skyworld Aviation is delighted to have assisted in the sale of an ERJ 170 and associated spares to new operator of the type Air Botswana. Serial number 17000318 arrived in Botswana on Monday 31st December 2018 after having been in pre-delivery maintenance in Toronto, Canada. It has now been re-registered as A2-ABM.
Skyworld Aviation acted on behalf of a U.S. based regional aircraft sales and leasing firm for whom we have previously arranged two CRJ 700 leases and the sale of an AE3007A engine. This latest transaction further demonstrates Skyworld Aviation’s prominence in the regional jet market, having now concluded approximately 175 jet placements worldwide.
On behalf of AeroCentury Corp, Skyworld Aviation is delighted to announce the sale of a Dash 8 Q400 to Magellan Aviation Services Limited. Skyworld was exclusively mandated to market serial number 4021 after its return from lease with LAM Mozambique. This sale come after the placement of its sister ship, serial number 4019, to Voyageur AvParts. Skyworld’s relationship with AeroCentury goes back a long way to 2002 and we are proud to say that AeroCentury is one of our longest standing clients. We have co-operated on several regional aircraft sale and lease placements over the years comprising mainly Fokker 50s in the early days and more recently three ERJ 145s.
Following Skyworld Aviation's recent re-organisation, we are looking for a Market Analyst to join our small team based in Windsor, UK. The candidate will require a proven interest in aviation, an eye for detail, a good telephone manner, a team player and must have the enthusiasm to carry out their own duties as well as help in the day to day running of the office. Interest in the technical aspects of operating aircraft is required. Must be educated to degree level and speak fluent English. A second language would be an advantage. This is a 12 month placement which could develop into a permanent role so would suit student internship or post-graduate.
Skyworld Aviation is undergoing a re-organisation following Peter Greensmith’s recent decision to step back from “day to day” operations of the company and play more of a project management role. Peter who joined Skyworld Aviation from Saab Aircraft Leasing back in 2001 has been an essential part of Skyworld’s success during the last 17 years. Stepping back to run projects or specific campaigns means that Peter will remain active in the Skyworld business as well as establishing his own consultancy company, Papa Golf Aviation.
Juliet Hewitt is stepping up to the role of Marketing Director and will become significantly more involved in the day to day running of the company.
Working in partnership with Grays Online and O’Maras, Skyworld Aviation has been selected to assist in the remarketing of two EMB 135 LR aircraft which were in operation with Jetgo Australia Holdings Pty Ltd (In Liquidation - Receivers and Managers Appointed). Serial numbers 145713 and 145728 are being offered for immediate sale ‘as is where is’. Both were manufactured in 2003 and last flew in March 2018 and June 2018 respectively. The aircraft are equipped with a high standard of avionics being WAAS / LPV / RNAV 5 / RNP compliant as well as having HF radio. Both have undergone an increased design weight modification which gives them a unique enhanced long range capability making them ideal multi-role aircraft.
As part of our ongoing lease management services, Skyworld Aviation is offering a well presented EASA compliant ERJ 145 EP for onward lease which has recently been returned from a UK-based airline after 12 years of service. The aircraft is being offered on behalf of the owner Largus Aviation AB of Sweden. G-RJXR (serial number 145070) is currently located in Aberdeen, UK, where it will remain under a short term storage programme after it is formally handed back to the owner.
The aircraft has recently been through a C check (approx. 100 FH flown since), and will be made available to the next operator with fresh white exterior paint. It is beautifully presented with a 48 leather seat interior, fully equipped galley with ovens, large wardrobe and drop down air stair door.
Skyworld Aviation is delighted to announce the delivery of three Saab 2000’s to the Directorate General Defence Purchase of Pakistan, arranged on behalf of Swedish shipping company Erik Thun AB. The aircraft, serial numbers 024, 038 and 062 were previously in operation with BRA (Braathens Regional Airlines) of Sweden. The original agreement was signed under a formal procedure at the Ministry of Defence Production headquarters in Islamabad on 16th February 2018. Serial number 038 (SE-MFF, now J-038) was the first to be delivered in April 2018, quickly followed by serial number 024 (SE-LTX, now J-024). Serial number 062 (SE-LTU) was the last to depart on Monday 18th June and will be re-registered as J-062.
Skyworld Aviation is delighted to announce the delivery of a further Saab 2000 to Skywork Airlines of Switzerland. Serial number 012 (now registered as HB-IZI) left Täby Air Maintenance, Sweden on Friday evening after undergoing a work package with the Saab aircraft Part 145 maintenance specialist. This aircraft joins five existing Saab 2000 aircraft at Skywork, three of which Skyworld Aviation placed with the operator. HB-IZI was previously operated by BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines and is owned by shipping company Thun AB of Sweden. The aircraft has been placed on long term lease with Skywork. Thun AB is one of Skyworld's longest standing clients with the first aircraft placed for the organisation back in 1996.
Skyworld Aviation has been appointed to provide lease management services for five aircraft relating to four Saab 2000’s and one ERJ 145. Three Saab 2000 aircraft are owned by Swedish shipping company Erik Thun AB and one is on sub lease from Eastern Airways (UK), all operating with Skywork Airlines of Switzerland. Skyworld Aviation had previously arranged all four leases. The fifth aircraft, relating to an ERJ 145, is on a long term placement with new operator to the type Madagasikara Airways of Madagascar. Skyworld will be providing the service on behalf aircraft leasing firm RESIDCO.
Skyworld Aviation is pleased to announce the sub lease of a Saab 2000 from Eastern Airways of the UK to Skywork Airlines, Switzerland. Technical acceptance of serial number 036 (G-CDEB), took place in Humberside, UK on 9th April. The ferry flight to Skywork Airlines' operational base in Berne, Switzerland took place shortly afterwards and operated under the existing G registration. The aircraft will formally be delivered in Switzerland and will bear the registration HB-IZT, joining the existing fleet of four Saab 2000s.
Skyworld Aviation is delighted to have partnered up with Patrice Candaten of PCC Aero and RESIDCO, a Chicago-based aircraft leasing company, on the long term lease placement of an ERJ 145 to Madagasikara Airways of Madagascar. Serial number 145461 was manufactured in 2001 and had previously operated with Republic Airways. The aircraft was delivered at Kingman Airline Services facility at Myrtle Beach, South Carolina on 30th March 2018 and has been re-registered as 5R-AMX. It is due to ferry to Madagascar in the coming days.
Skyworld Aviation has come to the end of 2017 with 21 aircraft transactions completed, and 3 further aircraft planned for delivery in the new year, making a total of 547 transactions in total to date.
Continuing our success in the ERJ market, we concluded 9 transactions involving ERJ 145’s in 2017, five of which were straight sales, three sale and leasebacks and one lease purchase. We have also kept up the momentum on ATR trading having completed four ATR 42 sale transactions.
Skyworld Aviation is delighted to announce our appointment by Dougherty Equipment Finance LLC to market an EMB 170-100 (SU) for sale or lease. The aircraft (serial number 17000020) was previously in operation with Republic Airways and was released from service earlier this year. N807MD comes with a dual class configuration of 69 seats (9 first class seats) and can be made available immediately. It is currently located in Rome, NY. For more infromation speak to the Skyworld team on + 44 1753 832088, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Skyworld Aviation is an aircraft marketing organisation with offices in the UK, France and Canada, specialising in the regional sector. We offer marketing and asset management services to a large client base worldwide and we are delighted to be celebrating our 20th anniversary this year.
Skyworld Aviation is pleased to announce the sale of two ATR 42-300 QC’s which were previously in operation with Canadian airline Pascan Aviation. Skyworld Aviation was exclusively marketing the aircraft on behalf of the administrator. Serial numbers 122 (C-GPED) and 158 (C- GPEA) have been sold to UK- based component support specialist Executive Jet Support.
Other recent unannounced transactions include the sale of two Jetstream 32’s, on behalf of Largus Aviation AB of Sweden. Serial number 841 (previously SE-LHI) was sold on to AVA Air, a flight training specialist based in Martinique. The company plans to launch commercial operations serving neighbouring islands in the Caribbean.
Skyworld Aviation is delighted to announce its appointment as remarketing agent for a fleet of five ATR 72-500’s and seven Saab 2000’s operated by Swedish regional airline Braathens Regional. The aircraft are owned by Swedish lessor Erik Thun AB and become available during 2016/17. The ATR 72’s (serial numbers 778, 822, 894, 917, 930) were built between 2008 and 2010 and have largely been operating with Braathens Regional since new.
Skyworld Aviation is pleased to have kicked off the year with arranging the sale of an ERJ 145 LR, previously in operation with Aeromexico Connect. Its new owner accepted serial number 145570 on 15th January 2016 and the deal closed on 20th January. For now, the buyer remains confidential. This is Skyworld’s 91st Embraer Jet related transaction, for around 35 clients worldwide which positions us as one of the most successful independent Embraer Jet marketing specialists. We have been privileged to have set many precedents over the years with several Embraer ‘firsts’.....
Last year, Skyworld Aviation announced the sale of two Dash 8 Q400’s to a UK investment firm for onward lease. The transaction was particularly notable since it marked the 500th aircraft transaction for Skyworld - a milestone which we have since well exceeded! We are pleased to announce that the first aircraft, serial number 4354, has now been placed with Aeroflot subsidiary Aurora Airlines of Russia, and it arrived in Moscow in December. According to CH-Aviation, the aircraft will enter into operation on the Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk-Tokyo Narita return route, replacing a B737. The airline has acquired a total of three Dash 8 Q400’s (sister ship serial number 4351, and ex-Eznis Airways serial number 4106).